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All Hair Type Stylist Training

Beautiful Luxe Hair Salon in Ann Arbor has opened a new beauty school inside the Briarwood Mall. The Beautiful Luxe School of Cosmetology opened in October, inspired by owner Aisha Gatlin noticing how many of her stylists were untrained in how to best work with the naturally curly, textured locks of African American clients. Interested

U-M to host 2020 Presidential Debate

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced that the University of Michigan will host a debate during the 2020 Presidential campaign. The debate, scheduled for October 15, 2020, will take place at the Crisler Center as the second of three debates held before the November election.

Citizens Academy Accepting Enrollment for 2020

If you’re interested in having a better understanding of how city government works, the Ann Arbor Citizens Academy, founded in 2017 as a sister academy to the successful Ann Arbor Police, Fire and Courts Academy, will present classes once a week for nine weeks beginning January 22. To educate the public on area infrastructure on

Celebrating Happy Little Trees at Michigan’s State Parks

No, you’re not seeing things. That is Bob Ross’ face on signs all over Michigan’s state parks, specifically to promote and rebrand the state’s “prison grow” program to plant new trees with the image and catchphrase of the beloved late PBS painter. For the better part of a decade, inmates at the Michigan Department of

Raising the Bar at Circ

A program aimed at reducing the amount of “sexual and gender-based violence” faced by the University of Michigan students recently finished training the staff of Circ Bar. Raise the Bar— created in 2016 by the University of Michigan’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center— is a program that hosts interactive workshops to educate staff on

Budget Cuts to Washtenaw County Community Mental Health Administration

Facing a $10.3 million shortfall for the Community Mental Health budget that commissioners say is due to underfunding from the state, Washtenaw County will avoid cutting services by cutting $2.63 million from the general fund through decreasing employee compensation and employer medical benefit costs. A hiring freeze is already in place. Additional funding will be